Real Estate Law News and Insights

Lessons Learned; Hopefully, No Bridges Burned: The Covid-19 Pandemic And Its Impact On Commercial Leasing

Published: Oct 26, 2021
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Approximately 18 months have passed since the first coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdowns were imposed. Much has changed. In the commercial lease environment, tenants confronted the prospect of paying for space that had no real value for them during the shutdown (at least in their minds). Numerous phone calls were made. "You...

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Commercial Lease Negotiations – Don’t Forget The Letter Of Intent

Published: Oct 24, 2021
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When negotiating commercial leases, whether for retail, office, or industrial space, landlords and tenants often want to quickly strike the business deal and move on to the next steps. Those business terms will usually be set out in the agreed upon letter of intent, or "LOI" – essentially, an agreement...

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COVID-19 Update: New York Governor Signs New Moratorium Effective Until January 15, 2022

Published: Oct 22, 2021
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On September 2, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a new moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for residential tenants and small businesses.  Recently, in the case Chrysafis v. Marks, the U.S. Supreme Court enjoined the enforcement of the previous residential moratorium in New York (which expired August 31),...

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